Stamps on Guide Dog for the Blind  – Luxembourg 2005

Stamps on Guide Dog for the Blind  – Luxembourg 2005

Luxembourg issued a stamp on 06 Dec 2005 on Vision Disabled featuring a Guide Dog for the Blind. The stamp has Braille write up also.

LUXEMBOURG BRAILLE
LUXEMBOURG 2005- GUIDE DOG FOR THE BLIND

Stamps on Innovation & Technology  –Hong Kong 2013

Stamps on Innovation & Technology  –Hong Kong 2013

Hong Kong issued a set of six stamps on Innovation & Technology on 19 Nov 2013. These set of stamps the first-ever Photochromic ink stamps issued by Hong Kong Post. It showcases six areas of innovation and technology industry in Hong Kong with a view to promoting the culture of technological innovation to the Public.

$ 1.70 -Green Technology            $ 2.20 -Information and Communication Technology

$ 2.90- Chinese Medicine            $ 3.10 -Bio-Technology

$ 3.70- Nano & Advanced Materials    $ 5.00- Radio Frequency Identification.

A Miniature sheet with six stamps is listed.

HONG KONG INNOVATIONS
HONG KONG 2013- INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY

 

3D Lenticular Golf Stamps -Ryder Cup Tournament 2006- 3D Stamps of Ireland

3D Lenticular Golf Stamps -Ryder Cup Tournament 2006- 3D Stamps of Ireland

Ryder Cup is a Biennial Men’s Golf Competition between teams from Europe and USA. The competition is held every two years with venues alternating between courses in USA and Europe.

The 2006 edition was played in Ireland at Palmer Course of the K Club in Straffan, County Kildare West of Dublin. This was the first time the event was held in Ireland. The 36th Ryder Cup (2006) was played from 22-24 Sep 2006. Europe won the event.

Ireland issued a beautiful set of two 3D  stamps to commemorate this edition of Ryder Cup. 75c – Teeing Off     75c -Bunker

IRELAND RYDER CUP3D
IRELAND 2006- RYDER CUP GOLF-3D STAMPS

Our City in Garden – Seeds in Stamps – Stamps of Singapore 2013.

Our City in Garden – Seeds in Stamps – Stamps of Singapore 2013.

Singapore issued a set of four stamps on theme Our City in a Garden on 13 July 2013. A unique miniature sheet was also issued containing four stamps (two each of Ist Local and 50c stamps).

Stamps with seeds to grow flowers– A Collaboration between National Parks Board and Singapore Post results in the issue of a special bio-degradable stamp which can grow as a flower. The First Local stamp in the miniature sheet comes with a moss-rose seed stickered on its front. One needs to soak the stamp in water for a day and then it can be sowed in the soil for it to bloom like a flower. A unique way to teach children the importance of plants, flowers and biodiversity.

Ist Local stamp -No Value indicator – Garden and White Collared Kingfisher.

50c – City Skyline, Oriental Pied-Hornbill and Crimson Sunbird

The stamps with seeds are marked by arrows and are listed below. The stamps with seeds are valid for postage in Singapore Local

SINGAPORE MS GARDEN
SINGAPORE MS 2013- STAMPS WITH MOSS-ROSE SEEDS

 

Stamps on Pearls – Malaysia 2015

Stamps on Pearls – Malaysia  2015

Malaysia issued a miniature sheet containing a round-shaped stamp of Five Ringgit on Pearls on 29 Jul 2015. It has a round South Sea Pearl.

MALAYSIA MS PEARL
MALAYSIA MS 2015- PEARLS

The stamp contains traces of Pearls.

 

 

Church Bell Shaped Stamp – Miniature Sheet of Switzerland 2013

Church Bell Shaped Stamp – Miniature Sheet of Switzerland 2013

Switzerland issued a miniature sheet containing one stamp of  85 cent denomination in the shape of a church bell. It was issued to mark the Stamp day.

SWITZERLAND MS BELL
SWITZERLAND MS 2013- CHURCH BELL

Special Stamps on Gotthard Base Tunnel– Switzerland 2016

Special Stamps on Gotthard Base Tunnel– Switzerland 2016

Switzerland issued a special pair of se-tenant stamps with a vignette to commemorate the opening of Gotthard Base Tunnel on 01 Jun 2016. The tunnel is the longest railway tunnel in the World with a length of 57 kilometres. It connects North (Erstfeld) of Switzerland to Bodio in the South.

Special Stamps– 28 million tonnes of material was removed from the mountains out of which 15 kilos of Gotthard rock went to Swiss Post. The Gotthard rock was ground into dust and then applied in this form to the 104 mm X 37 mm “Gottardo” special stamp using a particular kind of printing with special varnish.

The two stamps of 100 c each featuring the bridge show the relief of the Saint Gotthard Massif along with Alpine panorama and north and south portals. At each end of the tunnel stands an SBB locomotive, one in the colder north, depicted in blue, and the other in warmer south, depicted in yellow. The locomotive in North (Erstfeld) is an SBB Electric Locomotive Re 484 Cargo and locomotive in South (Bodio) is an SBB Re 460 Loco 2000.

SWITZERLAND MS TUNNEL
SWITZERLAND 2016- GOTTHARD BASE TUNNEL-SPECIAL STAMPS WITH ROCK DUST